Patents by Inventor Fabienne GOETHALS

Fabienne GOETHALS has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210019584
    Abstract: A laser markable RFID tag includes an RFID transponder and a laser markable layer. An article or packaging may include the laser markable RFID tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Fabienne GOETHALS, Joseph VANDER AA, Rene GEELEN
  • Patent number: 10853712
    Abstract: A method of producing a 2D barcode on an article including a laser markable layer, wherein the 2D barcode includes a primary information pattern representing primary information, which can be read by a 2D-barcode-reader, and a secondary information pattern embedded within the 2D barcode, which is difficult to reproduce without alteration, includes a laser marking step of exposing the laser markable layer with an infrared laser thereby forming the secondary information pattern of the 2D barcode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Joseph Vander Aa, Fabienne Goethals, Rene Geelen
  • Patent number: 10767063
    Abstract: An aqueous inkjet ink for forming a colour upon heat treatment includes a) an immobilized leuco dye; b) a colour developing agent or colour developing agent precursor; and c) optionally an opthothermal converting agent; wherein the leuco dye is immobilized by being covalently bonded to polymeric particles or by being included in the core of capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: AGFA-Gevaert NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Fabienne Goethals, Hubertus Van Aert, Dirk Kokkelenberg
  • Publication number: 20200238245
    Abstract: A composition includes a capsules having an improved solvent and heat resistance. The capsules are prepared via interfacial polymerization between a polyisocyanate including at least one substituted or unsubstituted arylene or heterearyl group and a compound including an active hydrogen. The capsules include a leuco dye and may be used in laser markable compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Fabienne GOETHALS, Hubertus VAN AERT
  • Publication number: 20200238246
    Abstract: A composition includes a capsules having an improved solvent and heat resistance. The capsules are prepared via interfacial polymerization between a polyisocyanate and a polyhydrazide. The capsules include a leuco dye and may be used in laser markable compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Fabienne GOETHALS, Freya CURINCKX, Johan LOCCUFIER
  • Patent number: 10513620
    Abstract: An aqueous UV free radical curable inkjet ink contains a liquid phase A dispersed in a continuous liquid phase B by a polymeric dispersant; wherein the liquid phase A contains at least a photoinitiator, a colour pigment, and one or more polymerizable compounds, and the continuous liquid phase B contains water and optionally one or more organic solvents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: Fabienne Goethals
  • Publication number: 20190351691
    Abstract: A laser markable article includes a first laser markable layer capable of forming a colour upon exposure to UV radiation, a second and optionally a third laser markable layer capable of forming a colour upon exposure to IR radiation, wherein the second or third laser markable layer includes a specific polymethine infrared radiation absorbing dye (IR dye). A colour laser marking method includes forming a first colour upon exposure to UV radiation and a second and optionally a third colour upon exposure to IR radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicants: AGFA-GEVAERT NV, AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS, Faima LAZREG
  • Publication number: 20190292387
    Abstract: An inkjet method for producing a solder mask in the manufacture of a Printed Circuit Board uses a solder mask inkjet ink containing at least one photo-initiator, at least one free radical polymerizable compound and at least one RAFT compound as adhesion promoter. A high quality solder mask withstanding the high thermal stress during the soldering process while maintaining excellent physical properties is produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS, Hubertus VAN AERT, Rita TORFS, Marion SAUVAGEOT
  • Publication number: 20190232699
    Abstract: An offset printing process for manufacturing a laser markable packaging uses a laser markable offset ink and a laser markable varnish or a laser markable dispersion-lacquer in the process to provide a laser markable image or area on the packaging. The laser markable offset ink, offset varnish or offset dispersion-lacquer including a leuco dye and a metal free optothermal converting agent may be used in the offset printing process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS
  • Patent number: 10286708
    Abstract: A laser markable composition includes (a) an aqueous medium; (b) capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core; (c) a color developing agent or color developing agent precursor; and (d) an optothermal converting agent; characterized in that the core of the capsule contains a leuco dye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT
    Inventors: Fabienne Goethals, Johan Loccufier, Dirk Kokkelenberg, Lionel Petton
  • Patent number: 10286707
    Abstract: A color laser markable composition includes at least a first and a second Diffusion Hindered Molecular Assembly (DHMA), each including a leuco dye and, respectively, a first and second sensitizer. With the laser markable composition, at least two different colors may be formed in a single layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT
    Inventors: Marin Steenackers, Johan Loccufier, Fabienne Goethals, Lionel Petton
  • Publication number: 20190138867
    Abstract: A method of producing a 2D barcode on an article including a laser markable layer, wherein the 2D barcode includes a primary information pattern representing primary information, which can be read by a 2D-barcode-reader, and a secondary information pattern embedded within the 2D barcode, which is difficult to reproduce without alteration, includes a laser marking step of exposing the laser markable layer with an infrared laser thereby forming the secondary information pattern of the 2D barcode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Joseph VANDER AA, Fabienne GOETHALS, Rene GEELEN
  • Publication number: 20190071578
    Abstract: An aqueous UV free radical curable inkjet ink contains a liquid phase A dispersed in a continuous liquid phase B by a polymeric dispersant; wherein the liquid phase A contains at least a photoinitiator, a colour pigment, and one or more polymerizable compounds, and the continuous liquid phase B contains water and optionally one or more organic solvents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventor: Fabienne GOETHALS
  • Publication number: 20180345709
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a packaging, optionally preprinted by flexo or offset, includes the steps of applying one or more laser markable compositions on at least a part of a packaging, and forming a colour image by laser marking the one or more applied laser markable compositions, characterized in that the laser markable compositions include a leucodye, a developing agent or developing agent precursor, and optionally an optothermal converting agent. The method is especially suited for manufacturing a packaging selected from the group consisting of a food packaging, a drink packaging, a cosmetical packaging and a pharmaceutical packaging.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS, Dirk KOKKELENBERG, Hubertus VAN AERT
  • Patent number: 10144238
    Abstract: A laser markable composition includes (a) an aqueous medium; (b) a leuco dye; (c) an optothermal converting agent; and (d) a color developing agent, characterized in that the color developing agent is a polymer particle capable of forming an acid upon exposure to heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT
    Inventors: Dirk Kokkelenberg, Lionel Petton, Johan Loccufier, Fabienne Goethals
  • Publication number: 20180201798
    Abstract: An aqueous inkjet ink for forming a colour upon heat treatment includes a) an immobilized leuco dye; b) a colour developing agent or colour developing agent precursor; and c) optionally an opthothermal converting agent; wherein the leuco dye is immobilized by being covalently bonded to polymeric particles or by being included in the core of capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT
    Inventors: Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS, Hubertus VAN AERT, Dirk KOKKELENBERG
  • Publication number: 20180154667
    Abstract: A laser markable composition includes (a) an aqueous medium; (b) capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core; (c) a colour developing agent or colour developing agent precursor; and (d) an optothermal converting agent; characterized in that the core of the capsule contains a leuco dye.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT
    Inventors: Fabienne GOETHALS, Johan LOCCUFIER, Dirk KOKKELENBERG, Lionel PETTON
  • Publication number: 20180141364
    Abstract: A colour laser markable composition includes at least a first and a second Diffusion Hindered Molecular Assembly (DHMA), each including a leuco dye and, respectively, a first and second sensitizer. With the laser markable composition, at least two different colours may be formed in a single layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2015
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Marin STEENACKERS, Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS, Lionel PETTON
  • Publication number: 20180134055
    Abstract: A laser markable composition includes (a) an aqueous medium; (b) a leuco dye; (c) an optothermal converting agent; and (d) a colour developing agent, characterized in that the colour developing agent is a polymer particle capable of forming an acid upon exposure to heat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Dirk KOKKELENBERG, Lionel PETTON, Johan LOCCUFIER, Fabienne GOETHALS